Samsung Galaxy S9 may feature same screen sizes as Galaxy S8 series

By Shrey Pacheco | Published on 19 Jul 2017
Samsung Galaxy S9 may feature same screen sizes as Galaxy S8 series
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The standard Galaxy S8 is tipped to sport a 5.77-inch display, while the larger Galaxy S9+ is expected to feature a 6.22-inch display. However, the 2018 flagship is tipped to sport an under display fingerprint sensor

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The Galaxy Note 8 is yet to be revealed, but leaks about Samsung's 2018 flagship have already started coming in. As per a report by The Investor, the Galaxy S9 lineup may have the same display sizes as the current Galaxy S8 series of smartphones. The report notes that the company has informed its its display manufacturing division, Samsung Display the specifications of the upcoming device. The standard Galaxy S9 is tipped to have a 5.77-inch display, while the larger Galaxy S9+ is expected to feature a 6.22-inch display.

Both these devices are also expected to come with the ‘Infinity’ design that Samsung introduced this year, with dual-curved sides and minimal bezels on the top and bottom. The big difference in the 2018 flagship is expected to be the inclusion of an under display fingerprint sensor. While the Galaxy S8 does come with an under display home button, the fingerprint sensor is located on the rear panel, next to the camera module. Previous reports have suggested that Samsung has already started to work on the Galaxy S9 and S9+ under the codenames ‘Star’ and ‘Star 2’. The two devices are expected to come with Qualcomm’s next generation of flagship processors, which may feature the 7nm fabrication process.

The report by The Investor also notes that Samsung have have tentatively decided to use a 6.32-inch display on the Galaxy Note 9 smartphone. The Galaxy Note 8, which is expected to be launched on August 23, is tipped to sport a 6.3-inch display and its possible that the two display might end up being the same. The phone is also expected to be the first device by Samsung to feature a dual-rear camera setup. However, it might not be the only device by the company to sport such a setup this year as the Galaxy C10 may sport a dual-rear camera setup as well.

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Shrey Pacheco

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